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It’s common for native Portuguese speakers to speak several other languages. But is it all just luck and natural talent? Here’s four facts you might know about why the Portuguese speakers have such a strong upper hand in foreign languages.   Universal Grammar Universal grammar

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It’s that magical time of the year again! No, we’re not talking about Christmas – it’s the time Lisbon comes to life with parties, music and laughter.  What is it? The Popular Saints Festival is celebrated throughout June in Portugal. The festival in Lisbon is

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Dia da Liberdade

Posted on April 21, 2017

Dia da Liberdade (Freedom Day) comes to Portugal next week on the 25th of April, as the people of Portugal celebrate the end of the dictatorship which happened on the same day in 1974. The revolution, known as Revolução dos Cravos (Carnation Revolution), marked the

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Five great spots for Yoga in Lisboa

Posted on March 06, 2017

Looking to get bendy in the city of seven hills? Here are five great spots for yoginis in Lisbon: Gayatri Yoga This spot is located in Baixa, right in the city centre. Boasting several different yoga teachers, Gayatri’s teachers offer a range of different styles,

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Lisbon is home to many different neighbourhoods. Each has its own exciting things to feel and different things to discover. Here’s just a few of the areas which you can explore here in the city: 1. Alfama/Graça Alfama is the oldest neighbourhood in Lisbon and the

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4 Christmas facts about Portuguese

Posted on December 21, 2016

Like many other countries, Christmas is a big affair in Portugal, filled with food, laughter, and more food! Boas festas! or Feliz Natal! means ‘Merry Christmas!’ in Portuguese. In the weeks leading up to the festive period, you will often see Chistmas lights spelling out

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Lisbon has a number of excellent places to stay while you study at LUSA! But finding a great place on a distance can be difficult if you don’t know where to look. In this blog, we try to outline the different options to make preparing for your

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learn Portuguese in Portugal

5 Reasons to Learn Portuguese in Lisbon

Posted on November 21, 2016

Lisbon is becoming an increasingly popular destination to travel, and there could not be a more exciting time to learn Portuguese in this fun and exciting capital city. Affordability and lifestyle Although Lisbon is a capital city, it manages to retain a small-town, relaxed feel.

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Every language has its own traditional sayings. But if you ever visit Portuguese and start to understand our language, you will probably find some of the most typical Portuguese sayings very funny indeed. Desenmerda-te (Unshit yourself) If someone says this to you, they are simply telling

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where to eat in Lisbon

Where to eat in Lisbon

Posted on November 06, 2016

Are you into your food? Is it the first thing you think of when you wake up and the last thing you think of when you go to sleep? Will you never love anyone like you love food? Then you will find your oasis in

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